Caudal thoracic aperture - Apertura thoracis caudalis

Anatomical hierarchy

Osteology > Axial skeleton > Thoracic skeleton > Thoracic cavity > Caudal thoracic aperture

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Description

The thoracic cavity presents a cranial aperture or thoracic inlet (between the first ribs, manubrium sternal and first vertebral vertebra) and a caudal aperture or thoracic outlet (delimited by the costal arches).


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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